As part of the “Me Too” social media movement, which began in response to the Harvey Weinstein scandal and sees women sharing their sexual harassment experiences via social media, America Ferrera posted on Instagram stating she was sexually assaulted when she was nine years old. “First time I can remember being sexually assaulted I was […]
Netflix expects to release around 80 original films next year, as it looks to hit the kind of scale in movies that it’s achieved on the TV side, according to chief content officer Ted Sarandos. “They range anywhere from the million-dollar Sundance hit, all the way up to something on a much larger scale,” like Will […]
EXCLUSIVE: Fresh from his Emmy win for HBO’s The Night Of , Riz Ahmed is setting up a feature role, and it will be one of Shakespeare’s greatest characters. The actor is sealing a deal with Netflix to star in his contemporary adaptation of Hamlet . The version was developed by the actor with writer Mike Lesslie ( Macbeth , Assassins Creed ), whom he’d known from college. Set in a modern-day London of economic and political uncertainty, the story follows the intersecting themes…
The Producers Guild of America has started its expulsion process to kick disgraced studio mogul Harvey Weinstein out of the trade organization.
Lars von Trier, who worked with Bjork on the 2000 film “Dancer in the Dark,” has responded to accusations the singer made over the weekend about being sexually harassed by an unnamed Danish film director. “It was extremely clear to me when I walked into the actresses profession (sic) that my humiliation and role as […]
Roy Dotrice, who played Leopold Mozart in Best Picture Oscar winner Amadeus and won a Tony Award for Best Actor in A Moon for the Misbegotten, died today in London. He was 94. His family confirmed the news in a statement. A chameleon-like character actor, Dotrice launched his 55-year career with roles in such TV dramas as Escape and Treasure Island in the late 1950s and in 1965 co-starred as King Edward IV in the BBC’s Royal Shakespeare Company miniseries The War of the Ro…
If you had only one day to go ghost hunting in the capital of filmdom, you could do worse than to stake out Hollywood Boulevard. According to one source, a 1.5-mile stretch claims five reported ghostings — the highest concentration in Los Angeles County.
'Believe' singer Cher confirmed her involvement in 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' when she replied to a fan's enquiring tweet with "WELL...IM IN MOMMA MIA2 (sic)".
Pinewood Studios dedicated one of its sound stages to the late Roger Moore in an emotional, star-studded ceremony yesterday.
Lila Feinberg, a TV writer and playwright, has cancelled her wedding with Amazon executive Roy Price, who was recently put on leave after Isa Hackett claimed that Price made sexually suggestive comments to her, Feinberg’s manager confirmed to Variety. Price allegedly made a lewd joke to Hackett — an executive producer on Amazon’s “The Man in the […]
In light of the mushrooming Harvey Weinstein scandal in Hollywood, which has prompted numerous women in entertainment to share their stories with harassment, Icelandic musician Björk has come forward with her story of harassment by a Danish film director, who she says harassed her while she was working on his film. “It was extremely clear […]
Upcoming X-Men sequel, Dark Phoenix has finished filming... and director Simon Kinberg has given us a glimpse behind-the-scenes with a cool, new image from the set.
Casino Royale actress Eva Green has said she felt "shocked and disgusted" after an encounter with Harvey Weinstein in which she allegedly had to "push him off". The Bond actress is the latest star to speak out in the widening sex harassment scandal involving one of Hollywood's most powerful producers. Green's statement came after her mother, Marlene Jobert, told a French radio that her daughter "was a victim of this horrible man", and that he did to her what he did to "all the others".